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Screenwriter Tom Perrotta Talks ‘Mrs. Fletcher’, ‘The Leftovers’ & ‘Election’

Screenwriter Tom Perrotta Talks ‘Mrs. Fletcher’, ‘The Leftovers’ & ‘Election’

Mrs. Fletcher on HBO covers some very familiar territory – a forty-something, recently-divorced woman navigates her post-marriage single life after her son goes to college. But not in the way that novelist and writer Tom Perrotta has covered it. Like many good TV series, good writing begins by drawing from your personal experiences. Tom Perrotta, also […]

 Jeff York

HBO’s “Watchmen” Advanced the Classic Comic in a Timely Fashion

HBO’s “Watchmen” Advanced the Classic Comic in a Timely Fashion

Adaptations for film and TV are a tricky lot. Is the source material filmable? Is what worked on the page or stage a guarantee it will translate properly to the screen? Even the length determined for an adaptation can affect the success of it. The decision to adapt Watchmen as a 2.5-hour theatrical release in […]